IFFK 2009 : AWARDS

The Jury at the 14th International Film Festival of Kerala consisting of:

Bahman Ghobadi (Iran) Chairperson
Balufu Bakupa Kanyinda (Congo)
Prassanna Vithnarage (Sri Lanka)
Mamta Shankar (India)
Hala Khalili (Egypt)

Has awarded the following prizes:

Suvarna Chakoram and cash prize of Rs 10.00 lakhs for Best film to be shared between:

Darbareye Elly/About Elly (Iran) Director: Asghar Farhadi, Producer: Asghar Farhadi,Mahmoud Razavi
&
Jermal /Fishing Platform (Indonesia) Director: Ravi Bharwani, Producer: Orlow Seunke


Rajatha Chakoram and cash prize of Rs 3.00 lakhs for Best Director:
Nosir Saidov for the film True Noon (Tadjikistan)


Rajatha Chakoram and a cash prize of Rs 2.00lakhs for Best Debut Film:
Izulu Lami /My Secret Sky dir: Madoda Ncayiyana


Rajatha Chakoram and a cash prize of Rs 1.00 lakh for Audience Award
Ghiyame Rooz/True Noon (Tadjikistan) directed by Nosir Saidov


FIPRESCI Award:
Best Film: La Mosca en la Ceniza/ A Fly in the Ashes (Argentina) Dir: Gabriela David

Best Malayalam Film: Pathaam Nilayile Theevandi/ Train on the Tenth Floor dir: Joshy Mathew

NETPAC Award:
Best Asian Film in Competition: Jermal /Fishing Platform (Indonesia) Director: Ravi Bharwani, Producer: Orlow Seunke

Best Malayalam Film : Kerala Café: Dirs: Shyamaprasad, Lal Jose,Shaji Kailas, B Unnikrishnan,Revathy, Anvar Rasheed,Padma Kumar, Anjali Menon,Uday Ananathan, Sankar Ramakrishnan

Hassan Kutty Award for Best Debut Indian Film:
Cerificate and a cash prize of Rs 50,000/ instituted by Mira Nair:
Harishchandrachi Factory/ Harishchandra’s Factory Marathi) Dir: Paresh Mokashi